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2017 – A Rocky Start to My Travel Year

So, I started writing this on Friday, January 20th, 2017, from my studio in Seville, Spain.  I’m part way through my Glasgow write-up (which I started in November, back in Edinburgh, and weirdly just ignored ever since), and I fully … Continue reading

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Beer and Claustrophobia in Dublin

So, Glasgow proceeds apace.  I’m here for another couple of days, and then back to Edinburgh on the 27th.  It’s all going well; the people are great, it’s super international, there’s lots of holistic stuff going on, the weather is … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer – Part 2

So, since my last post, I’ve left southern Ireland, whipped through Dublin (3 days, not counting travel), and have now been in Glasgow for 11 days. I’m staying here, in Glasgow’s West End near the university, which I was advised … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer

So, here I am in southern Ireland, due to depart Tuesday (August 23rd) after 2½ months here.  As you’ve no doubt observed, I’ve had quite the flurry of catching up on blog entries in the last few weeks, with the … Continue reading

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Endingburgh

So, picking right up from my last post.  This will be a short one, just finishing off the end of my Edinburgh time before I head off to Ireland. Monday, May 30th I’d say I woke up early and headed … Continue reading

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Godot Now Works For FedEx

So, on Monday, May 23rd, I arrive in Edinburgh.  On Tuesday, I go walkabout (and rideabout) and see stuff.  Then we get to Wednesday… Wednesday, May 25th (and Thursday, May 26th) To explain this, I need to back up a … Continue reading

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Bonnie Prince Charles

[That’s right, “Charles”, not “Charlie”. I do not bend in this.] I am determined to catch up to present time before I leave this farmhouse in Ireland.  So, lucky you, you get another few thousand words to slog through, in … Continue reading

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The War of the Roses

Ha ha! Starting the next post just days after the last one.  Truly, I am a god amongst bloggers! Mainly, I want to get Croatia wrapped up and done, which will get me to the end of May and very … Continue reading

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Time To Split

Still in the southern Irish farmhouse, for about another month, until August 23rd. The weather continues to be quite variable, with more fog recently, alternating with bright sunshine and sometimes very pretty summer weather. A succession of other Airbnb guests … Continue reading

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Interlude: Voting for Hillary

I have no intention of getting into politics much in this blog — my friends and family who read it are mostly on the same page in these matters, so aside from the occasional venting, or irresistible opportunities for humor, … Continue reading

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